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'Being the light:' Second human luminaria event at Loomiller Park will pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

'Being the light:' Second human luminaria event at Loomiller Park will pay tribute to Martin Luther King Jr.

“We’re hoping to pay homage to the year that’s passed, the lessons we’ve learned, and to honor Dr. Martin Luther King by not only showing but being the light coming out of the darkness,” said LeftHand Artist Group board member Amy Heneghan.
Library calls artists to submit creations for upcoming virtual expo

Library calls artists to submit creations for upcoming virtual expo

At the beginning of the month, the library put out the call for submissions for the online All Ages Art Expo, which will remain open until Jan. 31, according to the website. Community members are invited to send any form of art, including drawings, paintings, photographs or knitting projects, as long as they are family friendly.
'Roots and Wings,' new album frm Longmont's Antonio Lopez, a 'testament' to parents

'Roots and Wings,' new album frm Longmont's Antonio Lopez, a 'testament' to parents

Though the album is available now, Lopez and his band will be streaming live from Stone Cottage Studios on Saturday to celebrate. Ticket proceeds will support effort to generate grant funding for musicians that have struggled to find work as bars and music venues remain closed or at severely reduced capacity during the pandemic.
Art on your list for 2021? Admission is free Saturday at Longmont Museum

Art on your list for 2021? Admission is free Saturday at Longmont Museum

In addition to being a free day, Saturday also marks the last chance to view the Día de los Muertos Exhibition that features community altars, or ofrendas, and the artwork of Colorado artist Tony Ortega.
Longmont Symphony launching 'Reimagined' season on Jan. 16

Longmont Symphony launching 'Reimagined' season on Jan. 16

To help bring music back into the lives of many across the Front Range, conductor Elliot Moore has organized a series of concerts that include world-renowned artists and the Longmont Symphony.
New Firehouse exhibit aims to bring viewers peace after stressful year

New Firehouse exhibit aims to bring viewers peace after stressful year

“I would love for people to take it as an opportunity to just slow down. And even though it feels like we've been doing that, it feels like we've been doing that in a high-stress way,” Firehouse curator Brandy Coons said. “But I think getting outside of yourself, and into a gallery space, and interacting with a work of art can hopefully encourage kind of a peaceful reflection.”
Youth-led nonprofit explores social justice education through community drive-in cinema

Youth-led nonprofit explores social justice education through community drive-in cinema

Education meets entertainment as this youth-led group provides a safe place to discuss social justice topics.
Colorado congressmen to read story of Longmont undocumented immigrant for Motus event

Colorado congressmen to read story of Longmont undocumented immigrant for Motus event

In collaboration with Carne y Arena, a virtual reality experience created by award-winning director Alejandro G. Iñarritu that explores the human condition of immigrants and refugees, Motus Theater is presenting “UndocuMonologues: Stories from our Undocumented Neighbors.”
Longmont resident's new album dropping on Christmas all about 'freedom'

Longmont resident's new album dropping on Christmas all about 'freedom'

“The one emotion I wanted to convey in the album, especially in the title track ‘Bird of Paradise,’ is this feeling of freedom, feeling of escape and just liberation. I think it just comes back to what music is for me. The handpan has always been this escape and this freedom for me,” Mark D’Ambrosio said. 
Longmont families find creative ways to share joy

Longmont families find creative ways to share joy

These families are using art to connect.